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the military in support of america. >> abernethy: is there anything about his being a very devout muslim that could explain to you his shooting? >> for me, it was. >> abernethy: his alleged shooting. >> for me, what happened on that thursday has nothing to do with islam. islam does not stand in support of such shooting. actually, according to islamic law, what he did was criminal, immoral, and unethical, and against the teachings of islam in every way, shape, and form. >> abernethy: when he apparently... when he began shooting, he shouted out "allahu akbar," in arabic, "god is great." >> yeah. you know muslims use that phrase, "allahu akbar," like "oh, gosh" in english, "oh, my lord, oh, my god." it does not really have a religious motivation always and all the time. >> abernethy: you have counseled a lot of muslim soldiers and marines. is there any conflict for any of them at least sometimes between being muslim and then having to go someplace where they are fighting muslims? >> you know overall, most of the soldiers we have and muslim soldiers in the u.s. military are loyal americans a
. theireligion is under siege; thr community is under siege because of suspes. what want america to do is to understand that we are part of the fabr of america. we love america, our cotry, and we want to fight wth everye in defense of america. >>bernethy: imam yahya hendi, many thanks. >> thank you. >> abernethy: this past week the supre court heard rguments about whether it's constitutiol to sentence juniles who commit crimes other than murder to li in prison withouparole. tim o'brien reports. >> reporter: 23-year-olkenneth young had just turned 15 whehe committed a stri of hotel robberies in the tampa area, acting at the direction 25- year-1x$)p(tuq:haethea, neighborhoodrug dealer with a longrrest record. behea would hold the gun, yng uld take the money. >> the only thing he tolde to dwas get the money and the tapes, and that was it. >> reporter: what tapes? >> like video pes from the video cameras. >> reporter: the security camera? yes, sir. >> reporter: andou did that? >> y sir. >> rerter: young says he had little choice. s mother was addicted to crck cocai and had stolen drugs fr
from werful forces in ouculture." conservative members the evangelical lutheranhurch in america say they have dided to leave their mainline denomination. in august, the e.c.a. voted to lift its ban on nocelibate gay and lesbian clery. opponentsled by a group called luthen core, believe that violates scripre. s they say th are now takin steps to form a new denomination. it's unclear homany of the e.l.c.as nearly five million members would break awa we have a lucky severson sto today on the great paradoxf trying to fighh.i.v./aids in washington, dc. tt city's infection rate is the highest in the count, especially amo african amerins. and y the black community's strongest institution the chur-- is divided about how and even whether fight back. some black pastors a leading e anti-h.i.v. effort, but th say too ny others are holding ba, preaching about the importae of abstinence and herosexual marriage but not directlabout preventing aids. >> we pray for hlth-- oh, god- - that you would pouyour spirit into theand heal their bodies. oh, god. >> reporter: reverend christne wiley haseen min
of the evangelical lutheran church in america say they have decided to leave their mainline denomination. in august, the e.l.c.a. voted to lift its ban on non-celibate gay and lesbian clergy. opponents, led by a group called lutheran core, believe that violates scripture. so, they say they are now taking steps to form a new denomination. it's unclear how many of the e.l.c.a.'s nearly five million members would break away. we have a lucky severson story today on the great paradox of trying to fight h.i.v./aids in washington, dc. that city's infection rate is the highest in the country, especially among african americans. and yet the black community's strongest institution-- the church-- is divided about how and even whether to fight back. some black pastors are leading the anti-h.i.v. effort, but they say too many others are holding back, preaching about the importance of abstinence and heterosexual marriage but not directly about preventing aids. >> we pray for health-- oh, god- - that you would pour your spirit into them and heal their bodies. oh, god. >> reporter: reverend christine wiley has bee
will highlight the need, but also the really creative things that are happening across america to try and meet the needs of individual people. >> lawton: yours is a faith- based organization. a lot of groups are trying to help the hungry. what is the specific role for religious groups and those from the faith community? >> well, certainly we have a 2,000-year tradition that we're supposed to feed the hungry, and we take that very seriously. and so, we've been doing this for decades across the country, and we see it as a moral issue that people shouldn't have to go hungry in a country as rich as ours. and we're going to continue to try and meet the needs of people in local communities across this nation. >> lawton: agn, we hear all the time people are hungry, people are hungry, the poor are always with us. are their solutions? is it possible to end hunger? >> i absolutely believe it, and certainly the government is calling on that, and congress is, as well. we have to think creatively, we have to think about 21st century solutions to 21st century problems. and the safety net in this country is
this program d public broadcastg's blueprint america prect. on our calendar: thisoming thursday, baha'is cebrate the birth of their founr, baha'u'llah in 1817. that's our progr for now. i'm bob ernethy. we have much moron our web site. u can read deborah potter's extended inrview with the pastor ost. nikolai church in leipzig and an exrpt from eticist daniel callahan's new book on hlth care. audio and video podcastare also availle. joius at pbs.org. as we leave yo scenes from a traditionahindu celebration in india this week callefull moon day. hdus believe lighting lamps brings prospety and peace. caioning sponsored by the lilly endowment cationed by meia access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
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